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SPG AMEX Bonus Increased!

One of my favourite credit cards, the Starwood Preferred Guest Personal and Business American Express, has a new improved signup bonus! In Canada, there are two varieties of the SPG AMEX: Starwood Preferred Guest Personal Credit Card Starwood Preferred Guest Business Credit Card Until Oct 18, 2017, you can earn 25,000 Bonus SPG Points on each card after spending $1,500…

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Best Flight Redemptions with SPG

While I strongly recommend against hoarding miles, SPG are an exception. SPG Points are one the most valuable currencies because of their flexibility. One of the reasons is because you can transfer SPG at a 1:1 ratio to airline miles. In addition, you earn a 25% bonus for every increment of 20,000 points. Earning SPG Points…

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Redeem Aeroplan for Flights with Fewer Fees

As I’ve said previously, my strategy now for collecting Aeroplan miles is to utilize American Express cards. This is because they have the option to transfer to Aeroplan, but other partners as well depending on how things go. These four charge cards earn Membership Rewards points, transferrable to Aeroplan: American Express Business Platinum Card: Get up to 75,000…

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The Cheapest Way to Fly Etihad First Class

I love Etihad Airways. While likely subsidized by the UAE, they’ve increased the overall flying experience. This is good as competition is usually beneficial for consumers. They aren’t currently part of an alliance, so only a few airline programs can redeem miles on them. Etihad First Class – Amazing In my opinion, Etihad First Class Apartments on their…

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Copa now Bookable With Aeroplan!

Previously, Swiss, Air China, Copa, and Avianca weren’t bookable with Aeroplan, who claimed it was a technical issue. Many people thought it was just too much of a coincidence, because all other Star Alliance miles like United were able to book these carriers. With collecting Aeroplan, I recommend getting American Express charge cards given the upcoming…

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Aeroplan now shows Star Partner Locators Online!

Aeroplan has been making great strides to improve their online experience recently. This might be related to the upcoming Aeroplan/Aimia split, but good news is good news.  For more details, see my post on whether I’ll still be collecting Aeroplan miles and my thoughts on the impending breakup. As for earning Aeroplan miles, I recommend American Express. This…

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